Wli waterfalls

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Wli
Wli Lower Fall-4.jpg
Wli Lower Fall
Wli waterfalls is located in Ghana
Wli waterfalls
LocationHohoe, Volta Region, Ghana
Coordinates7°07′29″N 0°35′31″E / 7.124751°N 0.591844°E / 7.124751; 0.591844Coordinates: 7°07′29″N 0°35′31″E / 7.124751°N 0.591844°E / 7.124751; 0.591844
TypeChute
Total height80 meters

Wli Waterfalls is the highest waterfall in Ghana and the tallest in West Africa.[1] It has a lower and an upper fall.

Location[edit]

Wli Waterfalls is located 20 km from Hohoe in the Volta Region of Ghana.[2]

Natural environment[edit]

Wildlife[edit]

A walk through the forest of the Agumatsa wildlife sanctuary offers a chance to see a large colony of fruit bats, butterflies, birds, monkeys and baboons.[3]

Bats[edit]

A large colony of bats can be seen clinging to the cliffs and flying in the sky.[3]

Background[edit]

The Wli waterfalls is the highest water fall in West Africa[4] The falls is known locally as Agumatsa waterfalls - meaning, "Allow Me to Flow." It is located in the Hohoe municipality of the Volta Region, the land of the Ewe culture. It is approximately 280 kilometers from the capital Accra.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wli Waterfall: A Tourist Attraction Worth Visiting". Modern Ghan. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Waterfalls of Ghana". easytrackghana. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Photographs of Wli waterfalls in Ghana". Independent Travellers. independent-travellers.com. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Wli Waterfalls". www.bridgingdevelopment.org. Retrieved 2017-04-06.